IN, Indiana - CFO/Controller
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.
Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.
Reports to: CEO
Status: Full time, Salaried
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Summary of work:
- A commitment to the values and mission of the Habitat for Humanity.
- Responsible for management and reporting of all fiscal related information of the organization.
- Ensure management of all assets of the organization, including all property and investments.
- Handles all insurance coverage contracts.
- Manages all finances including budgeting, cash flow, accounting and long term and short term forecasting and budgeting.
- Provides leadership to staff through the executive team.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
- Participate as a member of the senior management team.
- Work with the senior management team members to ensure the spiritual focus of the agency remains appropriate.
- Supervise the management of fiscal and service related data.
- Develop, implement, monitor and revise the agency budgets and other financial reports as required by the agency.
- Develop required reports regarding the current and projected financial status of the organization for the CEO, finance committee, board of directors and other required sources.
- Develop the necessary reports for the finance committee and board of directors for the board restricted investment account.
- Ensure the development and submission of assigned fiscal reports in a timely manner for internal leadership and funding sources external to the agency, such as financials for grant reports.
- Ensure an adequate risk management program for the agency. Ensure the organization has adequate insurance coverage to protect all assets.
- Ensure the security of fiscal related information according to the policies of the agency and statutory requirements of the state of Indiana.
- Monitor and ensure compliance with all governmental contracts.
- Manage the health plan and all other insurance coverage of the agency.
- Assure the agency’s audit is conducted in an effective and timely manner, and all auditor’s opinions and recommendations addressed.
- Develop and maintain community relationships as needed.
- Develop and implement financial/accounting policies, processes and internal controls, to increase staff efficiency and effectiveness, as well as protect Habitat’s assets.
- Develop, disseminate and monitor budgeting and financial forecasting process to ensure alignment with and achievement of Habitat’s strategic plan and priorities.
- Recommend approval of the annual budget to the CEO and board of directors, which establishes all general operating expenses and program expenses.
- Generate monthly financial statements and analysis for the CEO and board of directors.
- Responsible for providing detailed financial information to the CEO and grants manager for grant proposals and reports.
- In conjunction with the board of directors, CEO and finance committee, create cash investment policies and procedures to ensure maximum return or cash while maintaining liquidity, minimizing risk and providing reserves for long-term liabilities.
- Create, enhance and manage accounting processes (e.g. accounts payable/receivable, fund transfers, monthly detailed accounting reports) and develop and implement other financial and accounting policies and procedures as needed.
- Responsible for all general ledger entrees: accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
- Prepare and direct annual external audits, including 990 and other filing requirements.
- Develop and monitor asset inventory and replacement schedule.
- Keep current on all nonprofit accounting rules and regulations (GAAP).
- Follow and complete COA risk management, financial and administrative service environment standards for accreditation purposes.
- Perform all other duties as necessary.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- A thorough understanding of accounting principles, standards and practices, especially in the nonprofit environment.
- Knowledge of and experience with budgeting, fund balance accounting, cost accounting, property management and supervision.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Sensitivity to and support of the services of this agency and the clients it serves.
Education and experience:
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field required.
- Seven to 10 years of related professional experience preferred.
- CPA license preferred.
- Valid driver's license and car for full-time business use required.
- Experience with computers required.
- Experience in accounting and auditing preferred.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
- Problem solving: the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully and independently.
- Management and leadership: the individual is able to show management and leadership skills to staff, the board and community partners.
- Interpersonal skills: the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
- Oral communication: the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, and communicates effectively with the board of directors, executive team, funding sources, staff and community partners. Ability to present presentations regarding agency finances.
- Written communication: the individual presents documents and requests in a professional manner to the community, executive team, board of directors and outside organizations.
- Planning/organizing: the individual prioritizes and plans deadlines accordingly, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans; ensures federal, state and local reporting deadlines are met.
- Quality control: the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors their own work, and monitors quality control throughout the entire agency.
- Adaptability: the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, and is able to deal with frequent change.
- Dependability: the individual is consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to leadership direction from CEO and the board of directors, solicits feedback to improve performance, and is available to discuss issues with the board of directors and leadership team.
- Safety and security: the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures with themselves and the entire agency.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
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